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by Rountree
Thu Aug 18, 2011 9:24 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CATT VII - 12/10/2011 - Chattahoochee High School
Replies: 13
Views: 4030

Re: CATT VII - 12/10/2011 - Chattahoochee High School

We will either mirror an existing set, or the questions will be house-written by former and current members of the CHS Academic Team. We will post that information as soon as a final decision has been made (likely at the end of the summer or early in fall semester). The CATT VII will be a house-wri...
by Rountree
Thu Aug 11, 2011 10:17 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Norcross BDAT I 12/3/11-Seeking Mirrors!
Replies: 61
Views: 22341

Re: Norcross BDAT I 12/3/11-Seeking Mirrors!

Sarah,

Thanks for the quick response. We are very interested in heading back up to UVA; it has been a few years since we were last there. Looking forward to seeing the post in the coming weeks. Thanks again.
by Rountree
Thu Aug 11, 2011 10:12 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Cancelled-- Central OLEFIN mirror
Replies: 11
Views: 3465

Re: Central OLEFIN mirror November 5, 2011 (Macon, GA)

Farrah,

Please add Chattahoochee to your "very interested" list as we would like to come down to support your program and hear another good set of questions. Thanks!
by Rountree
Thu Aug 11, 2011 10:02 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Norcross BDAT I 12/3/11-Seeking Mirrors!
Replies: 61
Views: 22341

Re: Norcross BDAT I 12/3/11-Seeking Mirrors!

BlueDevil95 wrote:I am pleased to announce that the BDAT will be mirrored at the University of Virginia on October 29th, 2011.
Mostafa,

Has UVA officially posted this on the boards somewhere, or am I just missing it? I would be curious to find some more info about the UVA event. Thanks!
by Rountree
Tue Jun 14, 2011 8:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CATT VII - 12/10/2011 - Chattahoochee High School
Replies: 13
Views: 4030

CATT VII - 12/10/2011 - Chattahoochee High School

Chattahoochee High School is pleased to announce the 7th Annual CATT (Chattahoochee Academic Team Tournament). We will either mirror an existing set, or the questions will be house-written by former and current members of the CHS Academic Team. We will post that information as soon as a final decisi...
by Rountree
Mon May 30, 2011 1:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HSNCT Match Tracker
Replies: 91
Views: 36774

Re: HSNCT Match Tracker

4 Grosse Pointe North, Kellenberg, La Jolla, LASA, Loyola Academy, Solon, Torrey Pines, Walton If we're following baseball rules, missing a day doesn't break up a hitting streak, so add Chattahoochee to this list: made playoffs in 2007, did not attend in 2008, made playoffs in 2009, made playoffs i...
by Rountree
Mon May 16, 2011 7:31 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HSNCT seeding discussion
Replies: 31
Views: 9705

Re: GQPA Fundraiser tournament - May 14th

NAQT does not normally release seeding data to the public, but I can confirm that: 1) HSNCT seeding incorporates measures of both tossup and bonus performance. 2) Yes, Chattahoochee A is among the current top 25 seeds. This is nice to hear. Jeff, out of curiosity, has NAQT ever considered releasing...
by Rountree
Sat Apr 16, 2011 10:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia Tech HSNCT Warm-up: April 16, 2011
Replies: 66
Views: 22992

Re: Georgia Tech HSNCT Warm-up: April 16, 2011

I'm assuming that was Chatt at full strength Chattahoochee was missing 2 of our top 5 players for the full day, and 1 of our top 3 players had to leave (for prom) before the last prelim game (round 9). Another 2 of our original 6 players had to leave (also for prom) before the playoffs, so we playe...
by Rountree
Wed Mar 16, 2011 8:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Norcross Academic Challenge 3/12/11 (GA) Prison Bowl Mirror
Replies: 15
Views: 4266

Re: Norcross Academic Challenge 3/12/11 (GA) Prison Bowl Mirror

The moderators were instructed to follow the rules in the packet which stated something along the lines of "players should be recognized in some recognizable form before giving an answer." I am a bit confused about this whole recognition discussion. Were the Norcross readers simply following instru...
by Rountree
Tue Feb 15, 2011 9:12 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Tournament by the Sea VIII (Mar 20, 2011)- PBT mirror
Replies: 13
Views: 2547

Re: Tournament by the Sea VIII (Mar 20, 2011)- PBT mirror

Throw me into the mix. I can play on a team or as a doubles partner, depending on how the field shakes down. Any possibility of a buzzer discount?
by Rountree
Mon Feb 14, 2011 12:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2010-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 7585

Re: Georgia 2010-2011

Thread Bump...

Results on the GA calendar above are up-to-date and accurate (as far as I know) through this past Saturday.
by Rountree
Fri Feb 11, 2011 8:35 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Classic City Classic 2/19/2011
Replies: 21
Views: 6635

Re: Classic City Classic 2/19/2011

Chattahoochee will most likely be able to field only 1 (one) team for this so go ahead and put our second team at the top of a Waiting List, which, I understand, you may not use if you end up with a smaller field. Thanks!
by Rountree
Wed Feb 02, 2011 10:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ARMY NAVY @ Richard Montgomery HS (Yale Mirror) 4/9/11
Replies: 48
Views: 18543

Re: ARMY NAVY @ Richard Montgomery HS (Yale Mirror) 5/21/11

Wurzel-Flummery wrote:OK what would people think about April 23?
Chattahoochee would definitely NOT be able to attend on this date.
Wurzel-Flummery wrote:It's Easter Saturday (which my sources within the religion of Christianity tell me is not really a thing)
I bet for some players/coaches, it most definitely is a thing.
by Rountree
Mon Jan 31, 2011 10:26 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2010-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 7585

Re: Georgia 2010-2011

Thread Bump...

Results on the GA calendar above are up-to-date and accurate (as far as I know) through this past Saturday.
by Rountree
Tue Jan 25, 2011 1:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ARMY NAVY @ Richard Montgomery HS (Yale Mirror) 4/9/11
Replies: 48
Views: 18543

Re: ARMY NAVY @ Richard Montgomery HS (Yale Mirror) 5/21/11

Wurzel-Flummery wrote:This quite possibly will be moved to April 9, I'll have a certain answer by week's end.
Chattahoochee is expressing interest in this date only: 1 team and 2 buzzers. We cannot do the May date at all. Looking forward to your decision.
by Rountree
Mon Jan 24, 2011 7:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Texas Invitational (April 22-23, 2011)
Replies: 49
Views: 21137

Re: Texas Invitational (April 22-23, 2011)

Romero wrote:The new dates for this event will be Friday April 22nd and Saturday April 23rd.
Well, this change of dates stinks for Chattahoochee. We will not be able to attend. Maybe next time...
by Rountree
Thu Jan 06, 2011 4:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Texas Invitational (April 22-23, 2011)
Replies: 49
Views: 21137

Re: Texas Invitational (April 1-3, 2011)

Not to be pushy at all, but has a date been set yet? I know there was some discussion between the first weekend of April and a later one. If we are to attend, I need to put in the request as soon as possible.
by Rountree
Tue Dec 28, 2010 12:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Texas Invitational (April 22-23, 2011)
Replies: 49
Views: 21137

Re: Texas Invitational (April 1-3, 2011)

For what it's worth, I forgot to mention that Chattahoochee would certainly NOT be able to attend if the dates of the event were moved to the weekend of April 23rd.
by Rountree
Wed Dec 22, 2010 8:56 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Texas Invitational (April 22-23, 2011)
Replies: 49
Views: 21137

Re: Texas Invitational (April 1-3, 2011)

Chattahoochee is expressing interest in this as well: 1 team and 1 buzzer.
by Rountree
Thu Dec 16, 2010 2:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CATT VI - (12/11/2010) - Chattahoochee High School
Replies: 23
Views: 5709

Re: CATT VI - (12/11/2010) - Chattahoochee High School

Mr. Rountree a quick edit to the Stats that could change a few teams standings: it is listed as Sonoraville A forfeiting to Norcross A in the round of 32. Norcross had a BYE round after OLA A told us they were leaving during that round. Hernan, there were no BYEs in the playoffs. All 64 teams made ...
by Rountree
Wed Dec 15, 2010 2:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CATT VI - (12/11/2010) - Chattahoochee High School
Replies: 23
Views: 5709

Re: CATT VI - (12/11/2010) - Chattahoochee High School

Ben Cole wrote:Was the Dorman A team at this tournament the "regular" Dorman A team, the "regular" Dorman B team, or some other arrangement?
Mr. Huff can correct me if I am wrong, but I believe it was the "regular" Dorman A. The "regular" Dorman B finished 4th.
by Rountree
Wed Dec 15, 2010 11:04 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CATT VI - (12/11/2010) - Chattahoochee High School
Replies: 23
Views: 5709

Re: CATT VI - (12/11/2010) - Chattahoochee High School

I think the set overall was very good, particularly the tossups. The bonuses had a fairly wide range of difficulty, and many were definitely a little harder than "regular" difficulty. For the teams around metro ATL (and GA) that aren't very active on the circuit, there were many 0 or 10 point bonuse...
by Rountree
Sat Dec 11, 2010 7:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CATT VI - (12/11/2010) - Chattahoochee High School
Replies: 23
Views: 5709

Re: CATT VI - (12/11/2010) - Chattahoochee High School

Thanks to all the readers and workers at the CATT VI today. And, of course, thanks to the 66 teams that came to the competition. Congrats to Centennial for running the table to finish 11-0 and claim their first CATT title. Below are some brief results for the top 8. A more detailed SQBS report will ...
by Rountree
Wed Dec 01, 2010 1:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CATT VI - (12/11/2010) - Chattahoochee High School
Replies: 23
Views: 5709

Re: CATT VI - (12/11/2010) - Chattahoochee High School

With less than 2 weeks to go before the CATT VI, we are (hopefully) closing in on a final field. With a few drops and a slight expansion of the field (to 66 teams) here is where we sit as of 12/1/10: Alpharetta - 2 Archer Baconton Charter - 2 Bainbridge Berkmar Blessed Trinity - 2 Brookwood - 2 Ceda...
by Rountree
Fri Nov 12, 2010 3:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wright State Rowdy Raider Invitational - December 4, 2010
Replies: 18
Views: 5621

Re: Wright State Rowdy Raider Invitational - December 4, 2010

David,
We were going to bring our check with us. Please let me know if I need to send it up before we come.
by Rountree
Fri Nov 12, 2010 3:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia Tech HSNCT Warm-up: April 16, 2011
Replies: 66
Views: 22992

Re: Georgia Tech Tournament-- TBA

List of wrestling-based comic books wrote:The tentative new date is April 16
This is great news!
List of wrestling-based comic books wrote:We are now considering mirroring Division II SCT
This is even better news!
by Rountree
Fri Nov 12, 2010 2:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE Certification Review of Questions
Replies: 12
Views: 3894

Re: PACE Certification Review of Questions

I think that what William's saying is that overall an EM bonus is an "easy" bonus, an EH bonus is a "medium" bonus, and a MH bonus is a "hard" bonus--simply because an average team will score the most points on the first and the fewest on the last. I think this is good analysis and probably quite a...
by Rountree
Fri Nov 12, 2010 11:19 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE Certification Review of Questions
Replies: 12
Views: 3894

Re: PACE Certification Review of Questions

Teams answered bonuses after every tossup, so in fact the use of only 2 parts affected almost half of all questions that were played No, 2 parts would have been used regardless of whether there were "only" 2 parts or there were 3. So, what you are arguing for is the addition of the 3rd part only, w...
by Rountree
Thu Nov 11, 2010 5:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE Certification Review of Questions
Replies: 12
Views: 3894

Re: PACE Certification Review of Questions

I'm not insinuating anything: I don't think GATA Varsity State used good questions last year. Well, I guess we agree to disagree here, William. While I believe that set had some flaws, what set doesn't it, honestly? Haven't there been several sets talked about on these boards that were generally ju...
by Rountree
Thu Nov 11, 2010 11:07 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE Certification Review of Questions
Replies: 12
Views: 3894

Re: PACE Certification Review of Questions

Additionally, the results in no way "had a higher likelihood of corresponding to the results of the NSC," because, in fact, here were the GATA State Results: 1. Centennial 2. Brookwood 3. Walton 4. Chattahoochee And here were the 4 teams' order of finish at HSNCT (none of them attended the NSC): t1...
by Rountree
Mon Nov 08, 2010 8:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CATT VI - (12/11/2010) - Chattahoochee High School
Replies: 23
Views: 5709

Re: CATT VI - (12/11/2010) - Chattahoochee High School

The CATT VI field is now CLOSED at 64 teams. I have started a Waiting List and will continue to add teams to it that are still interested in attending. Please email me if you would like to be placed on that list. As of 11/8: Adair County (KY) Alpharetta - 2 Archer Baconton Charter - 2 Bainbridge Ber...
by Rountree
Sat Oct 30, 2010 6:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alpharetta JV (10/30/10)--Fall Novice Mirror
Replies: 8
Views: 3423

Re: Alpharetta JV (10/30/10)--Fall Novice Mirror

I heard the top 4 were:
1. Dorman
2. Norcross A
3. Chattahoochee A
4. Walton A
I don't know if this is 100% accurate, though. I am sure William will be posting results soon. Nice work Alpharetta folks!
by Rountree
Tue Oct 26, 2010 9:34 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CATT VI - (12/11/2010) - Chattahoochee High School
Replies: 23
Views: 5709

Re: CATT VI - (12/11/2010) - Chattahoochee High School

We are filling up nicely, but there are still several spots open. Email me at [email protected].org if you are interested. The registration form is a couple posts upthread. Field (as of 10/26): Alpharetta-2 Baconton Charter-2 Berkmar-1 Blessed Trinity-2 Brookwood-2 Cedar Shoals-4 Central Gwinn...
by Rountree
Tue Oct 26, 2010 9:23 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Dennis Haskins Open at UTC 3/5/2011
Replies: 13
Views: 4625

Re: Tentative date: Dennis Haskins Open at UTC 3/5/2011

If anyone in the TN/GA/AL area knows of potential conflicts on that date, please let us know at [email protected].com. Thanks. Although I have no idea what kind of turn-out to expect at it, the GA Qualifier for the new National History Bee and Bowl is on March 5th at Ola High School in McDonough, GA.
by Rountree
Mon Oct 25, 2010 2:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2010-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 7585

Re: Georgia 2010-2011

Edward Powers wrote:I see a "William Horton" registered for the HFT at Harvard on November 13th. Could this be our friend William from Alpharetta? Curious here in Jersey.
I do believe they are one in the same. I think he is making his college visit conveniently coincide with the HFT. William, feel free to correct me.
by Rountree
Wed Oct 20, 2010 7:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2010-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 7585

Re: Georgia 2010-2011

I have updated the above calendar post with results from last weekend's first-ever GATA Fall. If I made a mistake somewhere, let me know and I will correct it. Looking forward to this weekend's EFT and the JV Jag Bowl.
by Rountree
Wed Oct 20, 2010 9:33 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GATA Fall (10/16/10) -- Results
Replies: 3
Views: 1146

Re: GATA Fall (10/16/10) -- Results

We also had 18 teams in a Novice Division at the CHS site. Novice teams were either new or recently opened schools (last 2-3 years), or schools that had competed in 3 or fewer tournaments each of the past 2 years. Results from the Novice Division: 1. Rabun Gap-Nacoochee A (8-0) 2. Gordon Central (6-...
by Rountree
Wed Oct 13, 2010 8:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Classic City Classic 2/19/2011
Replies: 21
Views: 6635

Re: Classic City Classic 1/15/2011

Wes, You know we will try to be there with a couple of teams and buzzers. I see a potential challenge with finding a pristine NAQT IS set this year, but IS-100 might work really well. The only place in GA that is using it is Savannah Country Day, and there is not a large field overlap with your tour...
by Rountree
Sat Oct 02, 2010 8:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Treasure Valley Tournament at Boise State (12/4/10)
Replies: 5
Views: 1355

Re: Treasure Valley Tournament at Boise State (12/4/10)

Colin, Even though we can't go to this tournament, I just wanted to say that if we could, I would seriously consider flying us out. I have been to Idaho once before, but I never made it to Boise. The part of the state I was in, Coeur d'Alene, was absolutely gorgeous. I have heard that Boise if just ...
by Rountree
Sat Oct 02, 2010 7:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Twenty-First Walton Academic Challenge
Replies: 28
Views: 3727

Re: Twenty-First Walton Academic Challenge

First, I want to congratulate Dorman on their Championship after the day kinda got off on the wrong foot for them. It was a well-played Finals by both teams; we look forward to many more. Second, thanks to Mr. Edelstein and the whole Walton staff for making this tournament so enjoyable. It ran smoot...
by Rountree
Mon Sep 27, 2010 8:02 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Books "for Quizbowl"
Replies: 217
Views: 162069

Re: Books "for Quizbowl"

How about books for British history? Also, does anyone know if AP Euro prep books (PR/Barron's) cover this subject well for quizbowl? . Palmer and Colton's History of the Modern World (which basically starts in the Renaissance), is very good for European history (though not exclusively British hist...
by Rountree
Mon Sep 20, 2010 8:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2010-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 7585

Re: Georgia 2010-2011

Cedar Shoals has charged $70 for their tournaments for as long as I can remember. However, if I recall correctly, they now give (and maybe they always have given) discounts for additional teams, workers, and buzzers (I think). While I personally think $70 is a little high for tournaments, I also rea...
by Rountree
Mon Sep 20, 2010 2:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Trevor's Trivia/Selcer Memorial at UTC 9/25/10
Replies: 6
Views: 1720

Re: Trevor's Trivia/Selcer Memorial at UTC 9/25/10

After a week with no response am I left to assume this tournament is not happening? Any additional information about the tournament would be most helpful at this point.
by Rountree
Fri Sep 17, 2010 10:57 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Twenty-First Walton Academic Challenge
Replies: 28
Views: 3727

Re: Twenty-First Walton Academic Challenge

No Alpharetta or Centennial? That is a bit of a surprise. Hopefully, they will be able to make it in as they would certainly add to the field.
by Rountree
Mon Sep 13, 2010 2:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Trevor's Trivia/Selcer Memorial at UTC 9/25/10
Replies: 6
Views: 1720

Re: Trevor's Trivia/Selcer Memorial at UTC 9/25/10

Charlie,

Could you post a field update in the next couple of days please? We are seriously considering coming coming to this tournament. Thanks in advance.
by Rountree
Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:03 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CATT VI - (12/11/2010) - Chattahoochee High School
Replies: 23
Views: 5709

Re: CATT VI - (12/11/2010) - Chattahoochee High School

Below is another early field update (as of 9/12). CATT VI Field: Alpharetta - 1 Berkmar - 1-2 Brookwood - 2 Cedar Shoals - 4-5 Central Gwinnett - 1-2 Danville (KY) - 2 Dorman (SC) - 2 Seven Lakes (TX) - 2 Walton - 2 Total = 17-20 teams We are still planning to cap registration at 64 teams. This numb...
by Rountree
Thu Sep 02, 2010 8:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ezell-Harding Academic Tournament - September 18, 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 3107

Re: Ezell-Harding Academic Tournament - September 18, 2010

Dr. Rummage,

We won't be able to attend this year, unfortunately, but we wish you and your team nothing but success with the tournament. And good luck to all the teams in attendance - it looks like it will be quite a strong field.
by Rountree
Thu Sep 02, 2010 8:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: William Rufus King Tournament at Alabama - 9/18/10
Replies: 53
Views: 9410

Re: William Rufus King Tournament at Alabama - 9/18/10

Since y'all will be using the same set (97A) that we are using at GATA Fall on October 16th, we will be unable to attend this tournament. You can remove us from the Interested list. Hopefully, we can make it next year. Thanks.
by Rountree
Thu Sep 02, 2010 3:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2010-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 7585

Re: Georgia 2010-2011

A couple other states/regions have posted a calendar for tournaments happening in/near their specific locale. I think GA should do the same. If I have messed up something, post here and I will fix it. I bolded the SAT dates and the typical "dead" Saturdays because of holidays/breaks. I can also post...